All La Mesa Blog Posts Tagged 'Grossmont Union High School District' (11)

On La Mesa: Gina Garcia

After A Storm, Quiet And Hope

LA MESA -- Democracy can be frightening. It is built on a trust that the common man or woman, informed as best they can be, will choose wisely those who will oversee the power to police, to incarcerate, to tax.

And it doesn’t help that our expectations…


Added by Gina Garcia on November 7, 2012 at 6:30am — No Comments

Election 2012: School Districts

Baber, Turner Re-elected In La Mesa

LA MESA -- It was a night of good news for local schools that haven't heard much good news in recent years.

The voters across the state approved a proposition designed to raise revenues to support education and obviate the need for more draconian…


Added by La Mesa Today on November 7, 2012 at 6:30am — No Comments

El Cajon Schools

El Cajon Valley High School Completes Two Modernized Classroom Buildings

EL CAJON -- On Thursday, Oct. 25, El Cajon Valley High School celebrated the completion of its 700 North and 700 South classroom buildings with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and program showcase. The two…


Added by Gina Garcia on October 31, 2012 at 1:18pm — No Comments

Monte Vista High School

Monte Vista High Modernizes Four Buildings

SPRING VALLEY -- Monte Vista High School and Grossmont Union High School District (GUHSD) representatives celebrated the completion of four modernized classroom buildings with a dedication ceremony on Tuesday, Oct. 23. The Monte Vista High School campus now has a new library, guidance center, special education suites, and visual arts and cosmetology classrooms.…


Added by Gina Garcia on October 24, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments

Helix Charter High School

HELIX HIGH SCHOOL -- Rani Goyal, the executive director of Helix Charter High School, has suddenly left the La Mesa high school.

In an announcement that shocked some friends and supporters, Goyal apparently submitted her resignation and left the school on Friday.

In a formal statement, the school's board informed parents saying: "This letter is to notify the…


Added by La Mesa Today on May 29, 2012 at 5:06pm — No Comments

Grossmont High School News

Grossmont Board Compromises On Boundary Shift

LA MESA -- The Grossmont Union High School District has been struggling with parents upset over changes to the attendance zones for the next school year.

Last night the board voted to give families in transitional neighborhoods -- that is those that will be changing in the future -- to have a choice for one more year.

Here is the district's official…


Added by La Mesa Today on February 17, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments

La Mesa Education

Boundary Changes Anger Parents

MT. HELIX -- Changes in the attendance boundaries for high schools in the Grossmont High School District are causing anger and frustration for families who don't support the…


Added by La Mesa Today on January 12, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Helix Wins Charter, Loses Director

HELIX HIGH SCHOOL -- Helix High School and the Grossmont Union High School District have settled the charter dispute that had threatened to end Helix High's independent status.

In a lengthy 12 point settlement, Helix Executive Director Doug Smith agreed to retire and both sides agreed to a five year extension of the charter and a number of steps to improve the district's access to information about Helix High's operation. The district will have a representative on the committee appointed… Continue

Added by La Mesa Today on April 30, 2010 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

More Time for Helix High

HELIX HIGH SCHOOL -- Today's meeting to decide on the fate of the Helix High charter has been delayed.

Efforts by Helix High administrators to seek a negotiated settlement with the Grossmont Union High School District led to an agreement by the district's board to delay a final decision on the charter dispute.

If an agreement can't be reached, the board is expected to act by April 22. The Grossmont district’s board has questioned whether a series of scandals at Helix High… Continue

Added by La Mesa Today on April 8, 2010 at 8:30am — No Comments

Helix High Charter Issue Comes to a Head at Special Thursday Meeting

HELIX HIGH SCHOOL – The conflict between Helix High School and the Grossmont Union High School District governing board is coming to a head.

The board announced it will hold a hearing Thursday, April 8, at the East County Regional Education Center in El Cajon.

The special meeting announcement was simple and direct. The board will hear from the public before retiring to executive session. It will return to public session and conduct a public hearing on the plan to revoke the… Continue

Added by Chris Lavin on April 7, 2010 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Economy’s ‘Second Wave’ Hitting Schools

LA MESA – The economic recession that devastated local real estate and other companies over the last 24 months is now spreading its venom through the public sector. The most obvious victims – our public schools.

The decline in state revenues and the limitations of the famed Proposition 13 have resulted in a wave of new cuts rolling downhill from Sacramento like a financial tsunami. As we speak:

 The La Mesa-Spring Valley school board is readying layoff notices to… Continue

Added by La Mesa Today on March 6, 2010 at 12:35pm — No Comments

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